• Study: 2 out of 3 drivers distracted while looking for spot in parking lot


    As shoppers head out to stores this week, a new study says two out of three drivers will be distracted as they look for a parking space.

    Video from last month showed of a driver losing control and slamming into nine vehicles in a parking lot.

    The insurance industry says one out of five crashes actually happen in parking lots.

    Experts say drivers get a false sense of security in parking lots because they aren't going that fast.

    As a result, they tend to be more distracted.

    A recent survey found:

    •  66 percent of people were comfortable making a phone call in a parking lot
    • More than half said they would text and email
    •  42 percent said they were comfortable video chatting while driving in a parking lot


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